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Ciaran meaning and name origin
Ciaran \cia-ran\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ciaran), is pronounced KEE-a-rawn. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ciaran is "black". Ciarán is derived from "ciar". Often anglicized as Kieran. Name of two Irish saints, a hermit of the fifth century and the founder of the monastery.
Ciaran has 1 variant form: Kieran.
Baby names that sound like Ciaran are Cyran and Cyrano.
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Popularity of Ciaran
Ciaran is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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